6-Wk Intensive/ China

LONG BEACH/ CHINA COLLABORATIVE

2022 Program TBD – Due to flight restrictions into Guangzhou, China

Work on your skills & technique training with Long Beach Ballet's eclectic summer faculty. Train alongside the Guangzhou Ballet in China.

Multiple performances in China of a Long Beach Ballet production in collaboration with Chinese dancers.

There will be multiple opportunities for tourist activities such as visiting the Great Wall and other historical museums/ parks.

INCLUDES ALL OF THE FOLLOWING

3 Weeks

LONG BEACH, CALIFORNIA

4 classes per day at Long Beach Ballet Academy with master teachers.

  • Daily Ballet Training
  • Pointe / Variation Classes
  • Modern/Contemporary Classes
  • Russian Character  Classes
  • Jazz
  • Pilates Training
  • Rehearsals

Beach bonfire

Performance at Lakewood High School

Optional excursions to Catalina Island, Medieval Times (additional cost)

2 Weeks

GUANGZHOU & ANSHAN, CHINA

3 classes/ rehearsals per day

  • Ballet Training by Guangzhou Ballet principal dancers
  • Classical Chinese Dance
  • Traditional Chinese Dance
  • Rehearsals

Performance at the Guangzhou Ballet Theater

Performance at the new Zhuhai Theater

Performance at the Yulan Theater in Dong Guan

All hotels and meals

Excursions to Lotus Mountain, Yuesiu Park, the Great Wall and more.

6 Days

CRUISE TO JAPAN ON DREAM CRUISES

Classes, rehearsals, and performance while sailing.

Two ports of call: Naha, Okinawa and Miyakojima, Japan

FACULTY

June 20th - July 8th, 2022

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

The 3-Week Intensive has been designed to provide a rich, intensive experience of classical training.  It includes daily classes (Monday through Saturday) in ballet technique, pointe, and variations, as well as a sampling of other dance forms to enrich the training of the classical dance student.  These other classes include Russian Character, Pilates, Modern, and Contemporary.  Student choreography is also welcomed and encouraged.  In addition, there are special classes in performance preparation, including stage makeup, costume tips, pointe shoe care, etc.

This program provides a full range of rewarding classes specializing in personalized coaching from world-renowned teachers.  Each student receives individual attention throughout the program and has the opportunity to perform in two or three dances during the final studio performance.

LONG BEACH, CALIFORNIA – 3 WEEKS

4 classes per day at Long Beach Ballet Academy with master teachers.

  • Daily Ballet Training
  • Pointe / Variation Classes
  • Modern/Contemporary Classes
  • Russian Character  Classes
  • Jazz
  • Pilates Training
  • Rehearsals

Beach bonfire

Optional excursions to Catalina Island, Medieval Times (additional cost)

PERFORMANCE

Last day of program at Lakewood High School

David Wilcox

Artistic Director – Long Beach Ballet
Formerly Berlin Ballet

Huang Yi

Principal Dancer – Guangzhou Ballet

Mads Eriksen

Royal Danish Ballet
Principal – San Jose Ballet School

Shani Englert

Ballet Mistress – Long Beach Ballet

Ann Adair

American Ballet Theatre
Royal Danish Ballet

Sun Xin

“People’s Artist” of China Principal Ballerina – Guangzhou Ballet

Evan Swenson

Houston Ballet
Atlanta Ballet

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Sayat Asatryan

Principal Dancer – Moscow Kremlin Ballet

Johnny Zhong

Formerly Classical Ballet of Guangzhou China
Faculty – Long Beach Ballet

Maricar Drilon

Former soloist  – Ballet Philipines

Melissa Sandvig

First ballerina finalist “So You Think You Can Dance”

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Ludmil Boubbov

Principal Dancer – State Opera in Varna,
Soloist – 
National Opera Ballet in Sofia
Soloist – 
Berlin Ballet and training master at Theater Des Westens in Berlin.

  • 6 Week Intensive Including China Tour with Four Performances & Japan Cruise

    $ 4,500.00 Tuition & Fees
    • $1,450.00 -– 3-week Long Beach Intensive
    • $2,550.00 — 3-week China All-Inclusive Package with Japan Cruise
    • $1,500.00 -– Airfare LAX – Guangzhou – Anshan – LAX (estimate)
    • ($1,000.00) -– Scholarship provided by Chinese presenters

    Optional

    • $2,550.00  -– Companions to China/Japan (double occupancy, not incl. international airfare)

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